Educational Foundations (EDFN)

EDFN 5301  Introduction to Research  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

THE GRADUATE LEVEL COURSE IS OFFERED IN SUPPORT OF GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS IN THE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION. IT IS DESIGNED TO INTRODUCE THE STUDENT TO THE FUNDAMENTALS OF RESEARCH IN EDUCATION AND APPLIED BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES. THAT IS, STUDENTS WILL EXPLORE WHAT RESEARCH INVOLVES, THE VARIOUS TYPES OF RESEARCH, THE TECHNIQUES FOR CONDUCTING RESEARCH STUDIES, ETHICAL BEHAVIOR IN THE CONDUCT OF RESEARCH, AND RESEARCH IN EDUCATIONAL SETTINGS. DESCRIPTIVE AND INFERENTIAL STATISTICS WILL BE PRESENTED IN THE CONTEXT OF THE RESEARCH STUDY. SOCIAL ISSUES RELATED TO EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH WILL ALSO BE PRESENTED AND DISCUSSED.

EDFN 5302  STUDIES IN EQLTY OF EDUC OPPRT  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

STUDIES IN EQUALITY OF EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES Recent developments affecting the education of minority children and youth; innovations in program development and equality of educational opportunity.